East River

from£985

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East River are a collective of some of the best musicians in the North of England and they are armed with a large and varied repertoire and ready to bring another level of party spirit to your event!

The band has a wide range of experience in the industry and have performed at some of the biggest venues and theatres, both nationally and internationally and also have years of experience performing on cruise ships.

Members of the band have worked with many high profile artists and acts, including hit BBC show 'Peaky Blinders', Marc Almond, Amaal Nuux and PO Cruises.

Thank you SO much - what a great evening! You were brilliant and the place was buzzing! Hope our paths cross again soon! Lesley, Private Party, Castleton, August 2019

East River have a broad knowledge of genres ranging from your modern day pop to old school rock and even a touch of jazz.

East River can range from a 4-9 piece party band sporting 2 singers, a full rhythm section and a powerhouse horn section. They can also provide smaller bands for acoustic and jazz sets.

Take your event the full distance and let East River carry you away with all your favourite tunes late into the night!

Performance info

Line-up Vocals/guitar; bass; keyboards; drums
Performance duration 2x60 minutes or 3x40 minutes

Booking options

Song requests
Add £0
The band are happy to learn and perform a request (e.g. first dance), subject to suitability
Add saxophone
Add £245
For solos and an authentic soul and R&B sound
Add trumpet     
Add £245
To form brass section, for extra impact
Add baritone saxophone
Add £245
For an authentic funk sound
Add trombone
Add £245
For swaggering solos and a bigger sound
Add female vocalist
Add £245
For shared lead vocals, harmonies and a varied repertoire
Acoustic background music (various formats available)
Add £220 per musician for 2 x 60 minutes
Live lounge style sets by the band's acoustic duo, ideal for drinks receptions or meals

2000s

1 Thing - Amerie
American Boy - Estelle
Anyway You Want It - Franky Dee
Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor - Arctic Monkeys
Black And Gold - Sam Sparrow
Bleeding Love - Leona Lewis
Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Crazy In Love - Beyoncé
Five Colours In Her Hair - McFly
Hey Ya - Outkast
I Believe In A Thing Called Love - The Darkness
If I Ain't Got You - Alicia Keys
Ignition - R Kelly
Lady Marmalade - Patti LaBelle
Last Nite - The Strokes
Let's Get It Started - The Black Eyed Peas
Like I Love You - Justin Timberlake
Love On Top - Beyoncé
Mama Told Me Not To Come - Tom Jones/Stereophonics
Mercy - Duffy
Move Your Feet - Junior Senior
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Ordinary People - John Legend
Reach For The Stars - S Club 7
Rock DJ - Robbie Williams
Señorita - Justin Timberlake
Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
Shine - Take That
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Yeah! - Usher
Year 3000 - Busted
You've Got The Love - Florence & The Machine

2010s

24K Magic - Bruno Mars
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
Cake By The Ocean - DNCE
California Gurls - Katy Perry
Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
Can't Stop The Feeling - Justin Timberlake
Counting Stars - OneRepublic
Finesse - Bruno Mars
Forget You - Ceelo Green
Get Lucky - Daft Punk/Pharrell Williams
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Hold My Hand - Jess Glynne
Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
Locked Out Of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
Only Girl (In The World) - Rihanna
Price Tag - Jessie J
Rather Be - Clean Bandit
Roar - Katy Perry
Rolling In The Deep - Adele
Runaway Baby - Bruno Mars
Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
Shut Up And Dance - Walk The Moon
Sorry - Justin Bieber
Sugar - Maroon 5
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson/Bruno Mars
We Found Love - Rihanna

1960/70s

Ain't No Stoppin Us Now - McFadden & Whitehead
Blame It On The Boogie - The Jacksons
Dancing Queen - ABBA
December 1963 (Oh What A Night) - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough - Michael Jackson
Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! - ABBA
Good Times - Chic
Got To Be Real - Cheryl Lynn
Got To Get You Into My Life - Earth, Wind & Fire
Hold The Line - Toto
Hot Stuff - Donna Summer
I'm A Believer - The Monkees
Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
Le Freak - Chic
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Rockin' All Over The World - Status Quo
September - Earth, Wind & Fire
Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
Walk This Way - Aerosmith

1980s

9 to 5 - Dolly Parton
A Little Respect - Erasure
Africa - Toto
Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Caribbean Queen - Billy Ocean
Clothes Off - Jermaine Stewart
Dancing On The Ceiling - Lionel Richie
Easy Lover - Phil Collins
Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic - The Police
Faith - George Michael
Footloose - Kenny Loggins
Ghostbusters - Ray Parker Jr
Gimme Some Lovin' - The Blues Brothers
Give It Up - KC & The Sunshine Band
Hip To Be Square - Huey Lewis
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers
Kiss - Prince
Man In The Mirror - Michael Jackson
Never Too Much - Luther Vandross
P.Y.T (Pretty Young Thing) - Michael Jackson
Power Of Love, The - Huey Lewis
Purple Rain - Prince
Rosanna - Toto
Simply The Best - Tina Turner
Sledgehammer - Peter Gabriel
Soul Man - The Blues Brothers
Take On Me - A-ha
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Wake Me Up Before You Go Go - Wham!
Walking On Sunshine - Katrina & The Waves
Way You Make Me Feel, The - Michael Jackson
What's Love Got To Do With It - Tina Turner
You Can Call Me Al - Paul Simon

1990s

All The Small Things - Blink-182
Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
Breakfast At Tiffany's - Deep Blue Something
Cosmic Girl - Jamiroquai
Dancing In The Moonlight - Toploader
Disco 2000 - Pulp
Everybody (Backstreet's Back) - Backstreet Boys
Finally - CeCe Peniston
I Wish - Stevie Wonder
Keep On Movin' - Five/Steve Mac
Let Me Entertain You - Robbie Williams
Livin La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin
Mysterious Girl - Peter Andre
One and Only, The - Chesney Hawkes
Parklife - Blur
Relight My Fire - Take That
Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
Smooth - Santana
Turn The Beat Around - Gloria Estefan
Who Do You Think You Are - Spice Girls

Motown/Soul

Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye
All Night Long - Lionel Richie
Best Of My Love - The Emotions
Build Me Up Buttercup - The Foundations
Car Wash - Rose Royce
Celebration - Kool & The Gang
Dancing In The Street - Martha and The Vandellas
Disco Inferno - The Trammps
Hallelujah, I Love Her So - Ray Charles
Hard To Handle - The Black Crowes
Higher And Higher - Jackie Wilson
I Got You (I Feel Good) - Jame Brown
I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
I'm So Excited - The Pointer Sisters
It Takes Two - Rod Stewart/Tina Turner
Knock On Wood - Amii Stewart
Let's Stay Together - Al Green
Long Train Runnin' - The Doobie Brothers
My Girl - The Temptations
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Shake A Tail Feather - Ray Charles
Think - Aretha Franklin
We Are Family - Sister Sledge

Rock

Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Buck Rogers - Feeder
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Dakota - Stereophonics
Dani California - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Daydream Believer - The Monkees
Do You Love Me - The Contours
Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John
Don't Stop Believin' - Journey
Don't Stop Me Now - Queen
Great Balls Of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
Hey Joe - Jimi Hendrix
Hey Jude - The Beatles
Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
I Predict A Riot - Kaiser Chiefs
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
Johnny B. Good - Chuck Berry
Jump - Van Halen
Let's Dance - David Bowie
Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
Moondance - Van Morrison
Place Your Hands - Reef
Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley & His Comets
Somebody To Love - Queen
Sultans Of Swing - Dire Straits
Summer Of '69 - Bryan Adams
Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
You Really Got Me - The Kinks

Function showreel

4-piece acoustic band

Demo tracks

Book with confidence! After events, we ask our clients what they thought of our acts. We publish what they say here, so you can read genuine, unbiased feedback before booking.

“Thank you SO much to you and your colleagues - what a great evening, you were brilliant and the place was buzzing. Hope our paths cross again soon - and I will happily recommend you to anyone looking for your kind of band.”

Lesley, Private Party, Castleton, August 2019

“We hired East River for a work event last week and they were brilliant! Every single person loved them and would highly recommend! They created a great atmosphere and covered a variety of different music. The whole process of booking was really easy and the whole band were so lovely! Couldn’t recommend enough and can’t wait to hire them again for future events!”

Kellie, Corporate Event, York, August 2019

“East River performed at a work event we had and they were brill! The band were lovely and were so good live! The song selection was great and would highly recommended them!”

Hannah, Corporate Event, Selby, August 2019

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